War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0502 Chapter LIX. OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA.

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divisions following at suitable intervals. The pontoon bridge will be taken up as soon as the rear of the Third Division has passed and come forward with it.

By command of Major General Joseph A. Mower:

CHAS. MOYER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., May 15, 1865.

Major-General HALLECK,

Richmond, Va.:

I have not been able to learn anything of Colonel Breckinridge, but precume if he was in Johnston's army he went to Georgia with Wheeler's cavalry, and has been paroled by General Wilson.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

LEXINTON, May 15, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel J. A. COMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of North Carolina:

Governor Vance has been arrested, and will leave on 12 o'clock train for General Cox's headquaters.

J. KILPATRICK,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUATERS TWENTY-THID ARMY CORPS,

Greensborough, N. C., May 15, 1865.

Brevet Major-General KILPATRICK,

Commanding Cavalry, Lexington, N. C.:

I find it is necessary to have a regiment of cavalry at hand for the purpose of supplying small detachments to go into the country at distances too great for infantry. I will be obliged to you if you will order the regiment above here on the Danville road to report to me, to be encamped near town for that purpose. Please answer.

J. D. COX,

Major-General.

HEADQUATERS TWENTIETH-THIRD ARMY CORPS,

Greensborough, N. C., May 15, 1865.

Bvt. Major General J. KILPATRICK,

Commanding Cavalry, Lexington, N. C.:

The following is received from General Cooper, commanding at Salisbury:

I have received information that gangs of guerrillas are committing depredations in Wilkes County, and the citizens are very anxious to be protected there and in the adjoming counties. I will send sand organize the home guard in Lenoir County, but think cavalry could go more easily from Lexington to Wilkes County than to have men sent from here. I think some troops should be sent there at once.

J. A. COOPER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

The general commanding desires that you send some cavalry to the counties indicated to keep the peace.

THEO. COX,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.